Published on February 25th, 2014 | by Kim Conley
Step by Step: Stair Step to Extension
Secondary base: After the group dip, stand up and lift the top’s left foot up to the Extension Prep level.
Back spot: After the group dip, guide the top’s ankles while lifting the top’s left leg up to an Extension Prep and keeping the top’s right leg in the load position.
Top: After the group dip, lift your left leg up to an Extension Prep. Make sure you are still lifting through your shoulders and keeping your hips underneath you.
Secondary base: Stay in an Extension Prep and bend at your knees.
Back spot: Keep lifting up on both ankles while driving the top’s right foot all the way to the top and keeping the top’s left foot at the Extension Prep level.
Top: Lock out your left leg and lift your right leg up to an Extension. Keep lifting up through your shoulders and stay tight.
Secondary base: Bend your knees and then drive all the way up to an Extension.
Back spot: Bend your knees and then drive the top’s left leg up to meet her right leg.
Top: Stand up on your right leg and squeeze your legs together. Hit a High V.
Secondary base: Bend your knees and then drive up, releasing the left foot at the top and moving to the Liberty grip. Your right hand will go under the top’s right foot with your thumb facing you. Position your left hand on the front wrist of the main base.
Back spot: Bend your knees and drive up with both hands, releasing the left hand on the way up and placing it on the top’s right ankle. Continue to pull up with both hands.
Top: Stand up on your right leg. As your left foot is released by the secondary base, pull up to a Liberty position.
Note: All cheerleading skills, including partner stunts, should be performed under the supervision of a knowledgeable adult.